Financial

GIC

Canopy Insurance Services is committed to providing clients with the best GIC rates. We will search GIC rates at banks, credit unions & insurance companies to find the best interest rates available. We provide one-stop GIC shopping. We also offer high yield short-term savings accounts. We work with individual clients and small to medium sized …

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Mutual Funds

Figures, inflation; when mutual funds were first introduced in the 1970s they were intended to make the markets accessible to everyone in addition to being a simple way of investing. The markets certainly are more accessible but with hundreds of funds to choose from, selecting one for your portfolio can be a daunting task. That’s …

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RRSP and Retirement Planning

Retirement planning is about first establishing your goals and objectives. One needs to establish the amount you can set aside for your contributions and try to contribute monthly if possible. This not only makes it easier to budget for, but also makes use of a strategy known as dollar cost averaging, which can provide more …

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Segregated Funds

A Segregated Fund is an investment fund set up and operated by a life insurance company. Life insurance companies are obligated to establish distinct funds that are separated or “segregated” from the general funds of the company; hence, the name “Segregated Funds”. They operate in the same way as a mutual fund, and are affected …

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